Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel LLP today announced Miami Of Counsel Jon A. Sale has been appointed by U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) to serve on the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) for the 115th Congress.
The JNC is charged with identifying and recommending to the senators highly qualified individuals for consideration to become U.S. district judges in each of the three judicial districts in Florida.
Sale will serve as a member of the JNC Southern District. Co-Chair of Broad and Cassel’s White Collar Defense and Compliance department, Sale is a leading white collar criminal defense attorney experienced in representing corporations and individuals in grand jury investigations and in diverse and complex criminal litigation. He has extensive experience with internal investigations and Department of Justice policies and procedures. Additionally, he has represented clients in almost every substantive area of concentration, including health care fraud, securities fraud, financial institution fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, money laundering, criminal anti-trust violations, tax fraud, mortgage fraud and various fraudulent investment schemes.
An AV Preeminent®-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Second Circuit.
The recipient of numerous awards, Sale was most recently honored by Florida Legal Elite 2017 and Florida Super Lawyers 2017.
For the official JNC announcement, visit: https://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?id=9F5AEA4E-B22C-428F-8EAC-99304C9A0EE7.
Sale is one of two Broad and Cassel attorneys appointed to serve on the JNC. Tallahassee Of Counsel Leonard Collins will serve as conference chair for the JNC Northern District.
Broad and Cassel LLP is one of Florida’s most prestigious corporate law firms, serving clients worldwide from Boca Raton, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Founded by Alvin Cassel and Shepard Broad in 1946, the Firm has more than 170 attorneys with extensive experience in a wide variety of practice areas including: Corporate and Securities; Construction Law and Litigation; Real Estate Development; Estate Planning and Trusts; Commercial Litigation; Health Law; Land Use and Environmental Law; Taxation; Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Labor and Employment; Eminent Domain; Appellate Law; Public Finance and Capital Projects; and White Collar Defense and Compliance. For more information, please visit us online at www.broadandcassel.com or on Twitter and Facebook.